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across the board, and the hour by hour forecast, these clouds will be increasing throughout the an. we will have a small chance of a late day shower or thunderstorm >> justin, 95 southbound, it's starting to flow between the beltway and the 895 split. you are going to see some heavy traffic through bel air and providence. we are at a crawl here as you are heading towards i-70. if you look at the drive times, on the jfx, you are not going to have any problems on the north parkway and john paul exit. now, we have a couple of accidents to let you know about. one in baltimore city, bel air road, and franklin avenue.
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and we are dealing with a serious incident 70 westbound, and overturn tractor trailer and it continues to block to two right lanes, but the left lane is open. >> you see someone driving down the belt way and they are swerving, they are in and out of the lanes, and you pull up to see what is going on, and they are on the cell phone. >> this couple lost their daughter back in 2008. and heather was heading to meet her wedding planner when she was killed.
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listen to these numbers. last year, more than 5,000 people died on the roads. more than half a million were injured because of a distracted driver. >> we couldn't believe that our daughter was taken from us because of someone who was texting. >> we want you to shut your cell phone off. in three or four seconds your entire life can change. >> here in maryland, it's illegal to text while driving. and starting in november, you will not be able to use cell phones. >> in georgia, two men filed a lawsuit against eddie long, the bishop, and they say he abused the spiritual authority
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to seduce them with cars, money, jewelry, international and national trips, celebrities, and this then turned in to a sexual abuse. >> an ohio man pulled a series of stunts in a gorilla costume, and he may end up in prison for his prank. this man hit the road in a monkey suit, and there were many complaints that someone was in a gorilla suit on an
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at -- v. he faces 6 months in jail and a $1,000 fine. >> the phillies, steve carlton. monday night, a fan in a red body suit ran through the field, diaz tripped him up, and the 17 year old spent the night in juvenile detention and was picked up by his parents yesterday. >> the crowd roared as brutus buck eye was taken down by rufus the bob cat. brandon hanning, the man in the bob cat suit says that this is something he wanted to do for a long time. >> they started to make a
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tunnel, and brutus walked in to the middle with the flag, and i thought, well, he is going to lead his team out on the field and i thought, this is the best opportunity. >> he isn't even a student. no one noticed he wasn't enrolled when they made him the mascot. and he said he wasn't going to miss out on his 15 minutes of fame. >> buck eye nut. people really don't like that. >> weird mascot. >> speaking of dancing, dancing to help the fight with cancer. >> a website that tells you who is hiring right here you. >>
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four years ago, bob ehrlich got fired as governor of maryland. for good reason. first, he protected tax loopholes for giant cable cable companies. then, he let utilities jack up our rates 72%. and for the last four years, he worked as a hired gun for big corporations, even a bank that took billions from a taxpayer funded bailout. ehrlich sides with corporate executives again and again and again tell bob ehrlich big banks and billionares don't need help. middle class marylanders do. old gibbs canning company.
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today these factories are full of dot com businesses. and now my job is helping maryland create new economy jobs. training new math and science teachers investing in our institutions of excellence pioneering new cyber security jobs and giving an old gm plant a jump start building electric motors. i'm barbara mikulski. i approve this message so you'll know i'm fighting for you.
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if they have their way, we're facing a mountain of debt and a massive tax increase. employers will continue to leave our state, taking their jobs with them. the next four years will impact the next decade, so we've put together a road map to 2020. a plan that brings jobs back to maryland by reducing spending and lowering taxes. let's make the maryland we love not just good, but great. now let's get down to work.
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>> more than 300 students flashed their gloves. we are all in this together. a push to fight against cancer. this is called the pink love dance. >> we are counting down the days of the komen race for the cure. abc news will be live to broadcast the event. here is how you can you can
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help. >> an international shipping company is in big trouble this morning. and it comes from a note from baltimore. >> and we have more business for billion more, and we have is the two years of lacosse championship. >> we have the last few hours of summer, and it's going to fill like -- feel like summer for the next couple of days. >> traffic is moving throw
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as -- slow as you are moving through the outer loop. and we have a crash on i-70 westbound. and i have more details for you when we return after this quick break. >>
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bob ehrlich pretends to be for the working guy... but he's not on our side. i thought i knew bob ehrlich, but then i found out... he raised property taxes on every maryland family... and business. he increased college tuition... by 40%. 40%. and i thought i knew bob ehrlich. he was against raising the minimum wage. made $2.5 million... working for a lobbying firm. $2.5 million? he's not really on my side. with this tough economy, we really need a governor on our side.
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>> question are talking about the bid bug -- bed bug epidemic. it's getting worse and worse. we will tell you more on the story. first, we will check in with the meteorologist justin buck. it's nod as cool -- not as cool as it was a few days ago. we have 62 at the westminister area. we have a guaranteed high of 87, and that is 10 degrees above normal. right now, we have kim with the traffic. >> thank you, justin. >> traffic is traveling nicely on the harrisburg expressway. you will see some slowing down
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on mount caramel road, you are going to be clear when you approach the beltway. but once you approach the beltway, the outer loops are jammed. it's pretty much at a crawl as we are heading -- you are heading in that direction. >> bed bugs, they are in maryland. next week the baltimore city health department is going to continue with a series of meetings on the bed bugs. the number of reported cases have multiplied since last year. 446 homes were infested last year, and that is up 83 from
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last year. and also, now, libraries in the area have been infested. and nike shut down because of the bugs as well as the google offices and the empire state building. >> it really has everything to do with trucking. they have hitched the rides, they have the offices and the stores, and that's how thigh are getting there -- that's how they are getting there. >> baltimore city is fumigating the libraries, delivery vans, and the mobile libraries. >> there is a series of meetings, a week from today, wednesday at noon at the war
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memorial building to help you prevent the bed bugs and get rid of any. >> joey d'entremont was killed while crossing a road in harvard county. he will be laid to rest today. >> police say that kristy littleford was driving a cadillac, and she his the bicyclist, around it was lodged the entire time and when she got home, she noticed
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there was a bike under her car and notified the police. >> an emergency response plan comes in the wake of what occurred last week at the hospital where the doctor was injured and an elderly woman was dead. pardus shot the doctor after the doctor told him about his mother's diagnosis, he turned killed his mother and then himself. >> a long time social study's teacher was sentenced to 5 years of probation. he will not be spending any time in jail. peterson taunted a point in middle school, invited him back in to the home and touched him inappropriately. he was charged back in january. >> what were the courts
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thinking when a man that was charged with beating a dog to death was required to do community services at a -- animal shelter. derrick chambers were seen -- was seen beating a dog with a metal pipe. and the shelter says they don't work with violent o offenders especially those who beat dogs. >> investigations began in january when a crew member passed a note to a custom's official after the ship arrived and saying that waste oil was dumped overboard used to bypass the prevention
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equipment. >> it's about 10 minutes away from 7:00. the state has launched a new tool to help find jobs. this is a website of real time jobs. >> closing arguments are starting tomorrow of a drunk driving man. the dfs wrapped up yesterday after two days of witnesses, and a taped interview of the suspect. gallo tells the investigators that she drank beer and -- he drank beer and did two shots before the accident. >> a long time restaurant and bar will be going on the auction block on
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october 20th. the owner says the auction is a business decision. the auction includes 5900 square feet. the bar and the restaurant that was opened in 1997 will be going on the auction market on the 20th of october. >> >> auction day for the townsend commons, it now belongs to? a mystery owner, he failed to identify himself. >> at this point, it's a completely private traps action, we respect the process. you were curious to know who the person is, but it is part of the private process.
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>> it was auctioned off for $28 million. western development says that cat-mark bought back the property. >> he was a little animated, the nfl has fined coach harbough for touching the line judge in the chest. he was fined $15,000. and he is going to be talking about the strike zone later today. >> ty broke a 7th inning tie. the orioles beat an uninterested red sox team. if they go the rest of the way, they will have a better record than last year.
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>> 2014, ncaa lacosse championship. it will be the 6th event played at the home of the baltimore ravens. the next year, 2010, they attracted more than 116,000 people. and the games topped over $20 million. >> high school students won't need to take additional courses, but environmental education is going to be added to the existing courses and it is not a requirement. >> 62 in baltimore.
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warmer than yesterday in the 50s. now, it is 72 in pittsburgh. warm air is coming from the other side of the mountains, and that is what we are going to experience this afternoon. we are clear currently, but the winds will shift, and we could sef some showers later on this afternoon around 5:00. while we are going through the afternoon hours, there will be a small chance of those hours and thunderstorms. now, there may be some showers lipping in -- slipping in. thety minute -- they are diminishing in the early hours. the next three days we will have summer like heat despite the calendar saying it is the first day of autumn. there's an isolated storm, and
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we will have lows in the 60s tonight. we have had 52 days in the 90s, and we are going to add to it this week. >> we are super busy on the roadways this morning. you are going to encounter some traffic and see the incidents out there. we have a jam out there on the outer loop of liberty road and etch the infer -- even the inner loop looks slow. we have an expansion on the bridge locking the -- blocking the rate -- left lanes. only one lane is open at this time. baltimore city, there is a crash with an overturned vehicle. we have a crash security
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boulevard at woodlawn avenue, and 895 southbound, the left lane is blocked as you are making your way past the toll plaza. >> the owners of two egg farms, at the center of the recall, they are going to be grilled today. or friday -- fried today, or poached. >> [ laughter ]. >> hassleoff and johnson got the boot last night with dancing with the stars. they are going to be able to speak tonight. >> the first ones off? the phones were not working in germ any, that's why. >> we will see you at 9:00. >> >> all right. >> old gibbs canning company.
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today these factories are full of dot com businesses. and now my job is helping maryland create new economy jobs. training new math and science teachers investing in our institutions of excellence pioneering new cyber security jobs and giving an old gm plant a jump start building electric motors. i'm barbara mikulski. i approve this message so you'll know i'm fighting for you.
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